Hargol is the first company in the world to reach commercial scale production of a protein ingredient from grasshoppers. Company’s technology enables year-round production of high and constant quality protein.
The company offer a boost of nutrient rich protein ingredients to food and beverage producers, including 72% whole protein, omega-3, omega-6, omega-9, iron, zinc, folic acid, calcium, chitin and vitamins.
Backed by preliminary research by The Weizmann Institute in Israel grasshoppers provide a wide range of health benefits:
- Boost of 2,300% in amino acids compare to whey protein just by adding 7% grasshopper ingredient.
- Support children’s growth
- Improved metabolism – Reducing sugar and cholesterol levels faster
- Reduce body fat
- Strengthen immune system
Hargol’s technology is already implemented in its production facilities and the company is in production.
Hargol’s technology can feed the world: It will enable to increase productivity by X2.5 folds (compare to chicken houses) and reduce production cost by 60% (compare to chickens) while providing a healthier, more sustainable and safer product.
Backed by Agriline and The Trendlines Group, Hargol is founded by three serial entrepreneurs who have previously sold their startup.